Designed to stay in place in very small waves (broken waves)
YOU ARE A BEGINNER SURFER
You are learning to surf or surf only a few times a year, during your vacation or a surf trip. You stay where you can touch the bottom, in tiny waves or broken waves. You surf for the pleasure of being in the water and for the feeling you get from it. During your sessions, you often fall but you fall in waves that are not very powerful. We have designed a wide range of swimwear for you, to suit your occasional practice and your body shape.
For women who want a slimmer line and a firm bust, highlighted by a feminine neckline, we developed the one-piece DOLI swimsuit.
Every aspect of the swimsuit's design helps to reach these goals. The 360° bra with its fixed cups supports and sculpts the bust. The body-shaping lining produces a flat-tummy effect. A subtle optical illusion of a 2-piece swimsuit makes for a harmonious silhouette. Easy to put on thanks to its U-shaped back.
STAYS IN PLACE IN THE WAVES: THE TEST
We design swimsuits that promise to stay in place in the waves. To test them, we use a panel of female surfers with different body shapes who will follow a test protocol in a pool at our design offices in Hendaye. This protocol aims to reproduce the sensations experienced by surfers when being thrown around by a wave. If this test is conclusive, we go surfing in the sea to test our swimwear in real conditions.
What are padded cups?
Shaped cups built into the swimsuit top are flattering for your bust and sculpt your breasts into a rounded shape without having visible seams and avoiding irritation as opposed to cut and stitched foam pads. Olaian has kept you and your comfort in mind by favouring the use of padded cups in most of its models. The padded cups may be removable and, if so, they let you go up or down a half size.
Body-sculpting flat tummy effect
With its body-sculpting lining, this swimsuit elegantly erases any imperfections you may perceive in your figure. It readjusts certain areas of your body, leaving you with a totally redefined waist.
Dry sizing and wet sizing
To ensure a perfect fit in the water, it is important to choose the right size while you are dry because once they are in the water, swimsuits become looser. We therefore recommend you buy the correct size. The swimsuit needs to fit snugly against your body in the fitting room, you should feel supported. The spandex contained in certain components used in the design of our swimsuits softens and relaxes in the water.
DO YOU WANT TO EXCHANGE YOUR SWIMSUIT?
Is the size or style not suitable for you? Would you like to exchange it at your Decathlon store? No problem, just be sure not to cut the tag off the swimsuit in case you want to exchange it.
OLAIAN, DECATHLON'S SURF BRAND
Based in Hendaye, in South West France, OLAIAN is Decathlon's new surfing and bodyboarding brand. In our offices at the water's edge, we can design a swimsuit and then on the same day test it directly in the sea to check that it stays in place in the waves.
Score to compare the environmental impact of products
The environmental impact of the product is calculated over its entire life cycle and with various indicators. An overall score (ABCDE) is attributed to help you easily identify the products with the best environmental performance by comparing products of the same type with one another (T-shirts, pants, backpacks, etc.).
Decathlon chose to apply this voluntary environmental labelling scheme.
For more information, visit: http://sustainability.decathlon.com/